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>> overnight, a security threat in new jersey. what first responders found in a garbage can and why it's raising so many red flags in a weekend that already saw multiple attacks. >> a house catches fire overnight and firefighters have to shut down roads. the battle to contain that fire and the investigation into how it started. >> but first, weather watch 12 as we take a live look outside. a dry start to the day. but some rain is on the horizon. we're tracking when you'll want an umbrella. >> good morning and "welcome to wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> and i'm melinda davenport. it's 5:30 on this monday, august -- september 19th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. >> toss the umbrella in the back of the car. the pretty part of the day this morning and storms after 3:00 with spotty showers to the north
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strong. going to keep a close eye on the pockets of heavy rain, especially early this evening. rain on wednesday, thursday and friday and cooler at the end of the week. 64. winds are southwest and the highs going up to 84 degrees ahead of the cool front. between now clouds in the afternoon. we keep an eye on the rain and storms this afternoon. matt? >> right now the pavement is dry. we have a semi in the ditch northbound on 94 at drexel. you can see everything is on the shoulder and traffic is able to get by. pay attention if you are headed to the area.
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that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> developing overnight, explosives found in a new jersey trash can. this is now the third community rocked by this type of crime in recent days. three communities and five suspicious devices were found overnight. >> one of them blew up while po w happened in elizabeth, new jersey. that's just south of newark. authorities found the five devices after two men saw wires and a pipe coming from a package. no one was hurt. on saturday morning, a bomb went off before a charity race in seaside park, new jersey. then later in the day, a bomb exploded in new york city's chelsea neighborhood injuring 29 people. a second device that did not explode was found a few blocks away. the fbi is investigating whether all of these incidents are related.
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arrested last night to be questioned in connection with the new york city blast. back to you. >> tim, thank you. >> now to another scare over the weekend, nine people survived a stabbing attack at a shopping mall in st. cloud, minnesota. the fbi is investigating the crime as a possible act of terrorism. the 22-year-old suspect reportedly referenced allah before attacking shoppers. he was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer. isis is claiming responsibility. look for updates on all of these deveng "good morning america" that's starting at 7:00 a.m. >> new from overnight, streets in a milwaukee neighborhood are back open after a house fire. it was reported just before midnight near 53rd and custer. this is video from the scene. police tell wisn 12 news the property was vacant. no injuries have been reported. investigators are still trying to figure out how the fire started. >> right now, police are searching for the person who crashed into a squad car in oak creek. it happened yesterday morning outside of a motel near i-94 and
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a witness recorded this video. a motel guest tells wisn 12 news that the driver rammed into a police suv several times. there was a police dog inside the squad car at the time. we're told police tried to break that car's windows but the driver was able to get away. people staying at the hotel say they're concerned this crime could lead to others. >> there's tons of kids here, so are they going to come b tonight. are they going to be in a drive-by shooting here because they guy is armed supposedly? >> here's another look at the car. it's a blue dodge charger with the license plate 507-tyr. those plates have been reported stolen. >> it's been more than a month since unrest broke out in sherman park. it started with a fatal police shooting and led to confrontations with officers and businesses set on fire. now, the neighborhood is
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a group led tours of the neighborhood yesterday showing their work to revitalize the area over the last eight years. they call it the new life in sherman park tour. the group common ground has been working for nearly a decade to rehab dozens of homes in the neighborhood. >> looking ahead, to a big honor for a local high school. a hartford marching band is making a bigou about some new year's plans. good morning, thema. >> good morning, ben. those plans include a trip to london for the new year's day parade. they are invited to march in january 2018. now the people in london call it the lynpd. the officials are coming to
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invitation. the band with join 8,000 performers from around the world and show casing the talents. back here live outside of hart forthed union high school, the formal invitation ceremony is later this morning at the school getting underway at 7:15. before you google it, i will tell you london is almost 4,000 miles away from hartford. what a great honor. so cool for the kids. wisn 12 news time now is 5:36. >> still ahead, a bus crash in washington dc hurts 20 people. how it happened and the child who's suffering from memory loss this morning. >> and now that the olympians and paralympians are done, it's the dogs' turn to compete. the rio games that rewarded the top dog. >> but first, let's take a live look outside as we head to break.
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we are getting a couple more hours of it on this monday morning and sally is tracking the storms coming in later this evening. stick around, you are watching
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>> as we look at the weatherwatch 12 network, the sun is up at 6:36 a.m. so we have just a little less than an hour. we are coming in at 20 minutes before 6:00 across southern wisconsin. just beginning to get light as you can see in shebn. degrees. the hour by hour forecast for today, prettiest part of the day this morning. we anticipate the sunshine throughout the morning and increasing clouds, especially through the late morning and early afternoon. i think we wake it up to 84 degrees. better chances and a few storms later this afternoon and early tonight as a cool front will be approaching.
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in washington dc. police say the bus crossed an intersection and crashed into a van. a seven-year-old boy was one of the people hurt. he lost his memory. none of the injuries are life-threatening. police have shut down the intersection while they investigate. >> new this morning, for the first time, dogs in rio de janeiro are competing in the dog olympics. the owner of a dog club came up with the idea. the competition was open to all dogs, regardless of their breed or experience. a nine-month-old beagle took the gold in aquatic jumping. the organizer says he wants to make it an annual event. how fun is that. >> how would your dog do? >> poorly. >> game over. >> let's get right to tim elliott in the newsroom. he's following some of today's top stories. more suspicious devices found
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the investigation that's happening now to find out if this is related to more bombings this weekend. plus, a dangerous day at the beach. the shark attacks that happened within hours of each other.
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>> welcome back to "wisn 12 news this morning." 5:45, monday morning, september 19th. the weather is about to change. we got spoiled over the weekend. >> yes, the t 80s. we have nice hours in place this morning before a cool front is approaching. the storms are possible today after 3:00. a few of these could be strong and some of the areas not getting wet at all, it is that spotty. dry again tomorrow and rain chances on wednesday through friday.
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afternoon for the cool front and temperatures 84 degrees for today. we could see not only rain and hail and wind and isolated stronger storms tonight. matt is on the way to news chopper 12. >> the helicopter is on the ramp. things are in decent shape, except for a semi in the ditch on 94 northbound on drexel. it is on the it is not causing major delays out there. pay attention in the area. the travel times are looking great. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. >> developing overnight, more suspicious devices are found in new jersey. this follows two weekend bombings along the east coast.
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details have been coming in overnight. >> ben, emergency crews are at the scene of a disturbing overnight discovery in elizabeth, new jersey. the city's mayor says as many as five suspicious devices were found in a backpack in a trash can. officials found the items last night after two men reported seeing wires and a pipe in the trash. one of the objects exploded while crews were trying to disarm it. before that on saturday, a bomb went off in a garbage can in new york city's chelsea neighborhood. all of those people have already been released from the hospital. another possible bomb that didn't explode was found a few blocks away. five people were arrested yesterday in connection with the case. surveillance video showed the same man near both locations. it's unclear whether that man is in custody. earlier in the day on saturday, a bomb went off before a charity race in new jersey. no one was hurt.
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all of these incidents are related. >> right now, heroin awareness week is beginning. president obama declared this a week to remember the victims of opioid and heroin overdoses. he president is calling on americans to hold events to raise awareness about the dangers of everything from painkillers to heroin. obama says the number of overdose deaths has quadrupled in the last 17 years. >> in your commitment 2016 coverage, donald trump is being criticized for comments he made at a campaign rally. on saturday night, he told a crowd in colorado that a bomb went off in new york, but he said that before officials confirmed that it was a bomb. new jersey governor chris christie is sticking up for trump. he says it was clear right away that the explosion was caused by a bomb and that what trump said was perfectly appropriate. >> the libertarian presidential candidate is also facing criticism this morning. for comments he made about the
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that's what gary johnson said in an interview on c-n-n. but people did get hurt. 29 people were injured in the explosion. this comes just ten days after johnson made headlines when he asked an interviewer what aleppo is. it's a major city involved in the syrian civil war. >> a former business partner of donald trump says she's voting for clinton. martha stewart worked with trump to create an apprentice spinoff. but they had a falling-out ten years ago when trump called her out for low ratings. stewart got personal with her announcement saying that knowledge, diplomacy and kindness don't exist in the world of donald trump. time now 5:49. maybe later get out the umbrellas. later. >> yes, toss it in the car for a little later, especially if you are out and about. mostly after 5:00.
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after 3:00 for a stray shower or two. many will be staying dry but a few picking up the rain and a few storms. hardly a cloud over the southeast portion of the state this morning. cool front is coming through for us later this afternoon and early tonight. it is as plowing into the warm and humid air it is triggering showers and upper 50s to mid 60s. 61 brookfield. greenfield 61. 64 at the airport. 60 beaver dam. storm threat index for today, i will keep it around a four. showers and storms developing after 3:00. best chances are after 5:00 and
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9:00. some of the storms may have hail and damaging winds. here we are at lunchtime. the clouds are filling. by 3:00 spotty rain showers beginning to develop. getting a little more going by 5:00. at 7:30, garden variety showers and a few embedded thunderstorms. those have locally heavy rainfall associated with it. for the workweek day weather wise. rain on wednesday. cooler highs settling in toward the end of the week. 84 today. 81 tomorrow. rain and storms later this afternoon and tonight. low 80s for tomorrow. we fall back to the 70s. you will want the umbrella lout the week.
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>> the attacks all happened yesterday just south of daytona beach. officials say three people were bitten all at different times of day, but they were all in the same area. people on the beach say they saw more than one shark and they looked big, up to six feet long. all three victims were surfing when they were attacked. their injuries ranged from minor to some serious flesh wounds. all three people are expected to recover. >> we've told you about badger basketball star bronson koenig and his decision to join a protest in north dakota. this weekend he took a break from the picket line... to hold a basketball camp for kids who live on the standing rock reservation. the sioux tribe that lives on that reservation is fighting against the pipeline. koenig is native american. he says it's an issue that's close to his heart. >> given this day and age people care more about sports and i am
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platform that i have. >> it is bringing him joy to help out the kids on the reservation. >> a gas shortage in the southern states and triggering a state of emergency in alabama and georgia and beginning with a pipeline spill in alabama. there are growing concerns about a gas shortage in georgia and up to north carolina. truck drivers can now work extra hours to deliver gas. >> because the tankers have to drive further to get the gasoline to nashville, there is more cost to fuel provider involved and so that cost will probably be reflected in the gas prices. >> the pipeline is expected to
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a restaurant chain here in wisconsin is joining the fight against cancer. it is at cousin's subs. they are hoping to raise $50,000 for cancer research. a portion of the sales this month going to the vince lombardi foundation. >> we all want to cure cancer, but we know when diagnosed it is knowing that we are teammates with those people we want them to have the resources for the journey. >> we have the perfect partner a wisconsin based foundation and going back to wisconsin to found the care and the research. >> so far the cousin's sub company raised $15,000. if you get a combo post it
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prizes. >> 5:54. the political royalty in america and now a kennedy is on the way to milwaukee. >> the stories he's sharing about drug addiction. >> pieces of presidential history going up for auction. you might recognize some of
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reserve is expected to hold the interest rates steady this week. >> that decision should help lift the markets. the feds keep the rates low to stimulate the borrowing and economic growth. some had predicted the the rates would be raised four times this year, but so far the rates are remaining the same. >> johnson and johnson is buying on they are the largest player in the healthcare market and adding to the line up of cataract surgery, laser surgery and consumer eye health. >> the airline is launching three weekly flights on boeing 787 dream liners. this marks the first ever nonstop service between las
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the news continues right now. >> good morning. welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." >> it is 6:00 on this september 19th. some of the other big stories, the vikings win on the beautiful new home turf giving the packers their first loss of the season. we have reaction from aaron rodgers and head coach. >> a look back in time. i love the chair. how to get your hands on the
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>> first to the monday morning forecast and the commute. >> matt is on stand by. first we are getting to sally. >> the rise and shine forecast this morning sunshine for a few hours before the clouds are filling in and we see a chance of rain later in the day. the nearest rain is well back over minnesota. it is 64 at the airport. the forecast then for today between now and noon su afternoon clouds. we climb up to the 70s and into the low to mid 80s. cloudy and warm. rain and storms approaching as a cool front is getting closer. now, let's join matt with breaking news. >> sally, it is a fire milwaukee fire department is returning to a house that they were at last

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